July 2, 1966
David Bowie and The Lower Third appeared at The Lion Hotel in Warrington, England, (they were paid £30 for the gig). Also appearing was The Powerhouse which featured Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Steve Winwood and Paul Jones.
Soundtrack to “The Sound of Music” was #5 after 67 weeks.
July 2, 1971
Queen appeared at Surrey College, England. This was the group’s first gig with the line-up of Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon.
July 2, 1972
David Bowie appeared at the Rainbow Pavilion, Torquay, England.
July 2, 1973
Roxy Music’s synthesizer player Brian Eno quit after personality clashes with the band’s singer Bryan Ferry
Barry Manilow moved from 13-5 with his eighth hit in three years” “Looks like we made it”.
The Soundtrack to “A Star Is Born” was the #1 album in the U.K.
Abba released the single “Voulez Vous”.
Culture Club had #4–“Time (Clock of the Heart)”
Cyndi Lauper released the single “She Bop”. – an ode to female masturbation written by Prince
Prince’s new movie Under the Cherry Moon was released to theaters.
1988Tracy Chapman started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with her self-titled debut LP. Helped by her performance at the ‘Nelson Mandela’s 70th Birthday Tribute Concert’ at Wembley Stadium, also No.1 in the US.
Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church announce they’ll attempt to put a stop to Madonna’s concerts in Rome because of her alleged inappropriate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols. And They Did.
Beyonce had the #1 album with her first solo release Dangerously in Love.
The world’s biggest music stars united in concerts around the world to put pressure on political leaders ahead of the G8 summit to tackle poverty in Africa.MTV and VH1 aired the eight hours of theconcerts in 10 cities, including London, Philadelphia, Paris, Berlin, Johannesburg, Rome and Moscow played to hundreds of thousands of people. A TV audience of several hundred million watched the gigs of Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, U2, Madonna, The Who, Bryan Adams, Sting, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, Green Day, the Dave Matthews Band, Destiny’s Child, Neil Young, Coldplay, the Pet Shop Boys, the Cure, Shakira, Maroon 5 and Jay-Z were among the performers.
Ansel Elgort and Harry Styles are two of the five young actors to test for the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming biopic.
EU leaders last week challenged Orban over a new law banning Hungarian schools from using materials seen as promoting homosexuality, with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte telling him to respect LGBT rights or leave the bloc. read more
“This is a colonial approach,” Orban told public radio on Friday. “They just give no thought to what they can and cannot say about another nation and the laws of another country.”
Blogger Nina Notes: name calling to deflect from wrongdoing is a common tactic by those called out. In Fact, lasws against demographics is EXACTLY what We Lest Not Forget.
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/dutch-criticism-hungary-over-lgbt-rights-reeks-colonial-past-orban-2021-07-02/Dutch criticism of Hungary over LGBT rights reeks of ‘colonial’ past -Orban | ReutersDutch criticism of Hungary over a new law on LGBT rights reeks of a moral supremacy rooted in a colonial past, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.www.reuters.com
heterosexual men being bothered others exist are the problem, for heterosexual women and LGBTQ2
https://www.rferl.org/a/georgia-pride-lgbt-tbilisi-protest-arrests-ultra-nationalists/31337575.htmlTwenty Arrested As Ultranationalists Attempt To Disrupt LGBT Event In TbilisiTwenty people were detained as Georgian ultranationalists attempted to disrupt a film screening at the opening of the four-day Tbilisi Pride LGBT rights festival, which aims to combat homophobia and transphobia. Outside the July 1 screening, protesters clashed with law enforcement personnel and threw stones and eggs, with some resisting
“What I would like to happen is for the LGBT lobby to apologise to me and to hundreds of others, who have been subjected to the most atrocious social media and public comment, because we have dared to stand for traditional marriage and traditional values.
Nina Notes: we do not have to apologize for existing or asserting ourselves, traditions are oppression, and those heteros are not harmed by being disagreed with – LGBT is harmed by being marginalized, oppressed, genocides and outsourced genocide as suicide rates.
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/lgbt-communityshould-say-sorry-to-me-dups-jim-wells-demands-apology-overhurtful-comments-40606406.htmlLGBT community should say sorry to me: DUP’s Jim Wells demands apology over ‘hurtful’ commentsDUP MLA Jim Wells says he has nothing to apologise for to the LGBT community for, instead saying they should apologise to him.www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk
it is not propaganda that LGBT exist and are a market niche and voter block,
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2021/07/02/russian-food-retailer-defies-gay-propaganda-law-with-lgbt-family-featuring-ad-a74414Russian Food Retailer Defies ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law With LGBT Family-Featuring Ad – The Moscow Times“We believe not featuring the families of our real customers would be hypocritical,” VkusVill said.www.themoscowtimes.com